Install and Setup OpenVPN Server on Ubuntu 22.04

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install and setup openvpn server in Linux
In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and setup OpenVPN Server on Ubuntu 22.04. OpenVPN is a robust and highly flexible open-source VPN software that uses all of the encryption, authentication, and certification features of the OpenSSL library to securely tunnel IP networks over a single UDP or TCP port. It facilitates the extension of private network...

Configure OpenVPN Clients to use specific DNS Server

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This is a quick tutorial on how to configure OpenVPN clients to use specific DNS server. OpenVPN server can be configured to enable the clients to use specific DNS server for hostname resolution. In our previous tutorials, we have covered how to install and configure OpenVPN server; Install OpenVPN Server on Debian 11/Debian 10 Configure OpenVPN Clients to use specific DNS Server To...

Install OpenVPN Server on Debian 11/Debian 10

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install OpenVPN Server on Debian 11/Debian 10. Install OpenVPN Server on Debian 11/Debian 10 Run system update apt update Install OpenVPN on Debian 11/Debian 10 OpenVPN package is available on the default Debian 11/Debian 10 repos. apt install openvpn -y Create OpenVPN Public Key Infrastructure Initialize the OpenVPN PKI. The PKI consists of: a public key and private...

Install and Configure OpenVPN Client on Rocky Linux 8

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In order to connect to an OpenVPN server to allow you access your intranet local resources, you simply would need an OpenVPN client. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure OpenVPN Client on Rocky Linux 8. Note that the OpenVPN software can be configured to either work as the server or the client. Learn how to...

Setup OpenVPN Server on Rocky Linux 8

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and easily setup OpenVPN Server on Rocky Linux 8. OpenVPN is a robust and highly flexible open-source VPN software that uses all of the encryption, authentication, and certification features of the OpenSSL library to securely tunnel IP networks over a single UDP or TCP port. It facilitates the extension of...

Install Pritunl VPN client on Debian/Ubuntu

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install Pritunl VPN client on Debian/Ubuntu
In our previous guide, we learnt how to Install and Setup Pritunl VPN Server on Debian. This tutorial will take you through how to install Pritunl VPN client on Debian/Ubuntu systems so that you can be able to connect to your VPN server and be able to access your other systems in a remote LAN. Install Pritunl VPN client on...

How to Monitor OpenVPN Connections using openvpn-monitor tool

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to monitor OpenVPN connections using openvpn-monitor tool. This tutorial focuses on monitoring OpenVPN connections established using the OpenVPN Community Edition. OpenVPN CE provides a de-facto standard for creating a secure VPN connections over the internet using a custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS. While scouring the Internet for the tools that...

Configure OpenVPN to Prompt for Credentials on Logon on Windows Systems

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Welcome to our tutorial on how to configure OpenVPN to prompt for credentials on logon on Windows systems. In most cases, you may want to configure OpenVPN to run automatically on system startup. However, if you are using authentication based OpenVPN setup, it means that for this to work, you need to put your OpenVPN credentials on a file so...

4 Reasons Why Home and Remote Workers Should Use a VPN

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Technology has made it easy for people to work from anywhere in the globe, even if they have never met their employers. And while some companies may not consider this option, sometimes employees end up carrying home some unfinished projects or tasks to handle them from there. All these people working away from the office have access to sensitive information...

Setup IPSec VPN Server with Libreswan on CentOS 8

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Setup IPSec VPN Server with Libreswan on CentOS 8
Welcome to our today's guide on how to setup IPSec VPN server with Libreswan on CentOS 8. Libreswan is a free implementation of IKE/IPsec for Linux. IPsec is the Internet Protocol Security which uses strong cryptography to provide both authentication and encryption services and allow you to build secure tunnels through untrusted networks. Everything passing through the untrusted network...